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An application modeling & hardware description for network-on-chip benchmarking
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1/14/2009   Post a comment
The NoC Benchmarking Workgroup of OCP-IP presents a modeling concept for apps running on multicore systems and defines an XML format for documenting and distributing network-on-chip benchmarks
Analog Circuits: World Class Design (Chapter 8, Part 2 of 4)
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1/14/2009   Post a comment
Increase your understanding and insight into analog systems, circuits, and components with two chapters from this recent book, presented in serial excerpt form.
IPextreme teams with Mentor Graphics on 8051 cores
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1/13/2009   Post a comment
The world's most popular microcontroller architecture (the 8051) continues to win the hearts of engineers; IPextreme teams with Mentor to offer four 8051-compatible cores.
Projectors, HD and fashion invade cellphone
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1/13/2009   Post a comment
Tomorrow's cellphone could generate, play and even project high definition video, based on products shown at the Consumer Electronics Show.
COMMENTARY: Expanding efficiency with rapid prototyping
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1/13/2009   1 comment
Rapid prototyping, as part of a single, unified design solution, provides an accountable and flexible process for determining the viability of a final design prior to production.
Doing ESL system validation using transactors
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1/13/2009   Post a comment
Hardware transactors constitute are a new category of ESL building blocks for system-level validation and are key elements in a virtual platform for both hardware and software verification.
Free SPICE software exploits multicore processors
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LTspice IV circuit simulation software from Linear Technology speeds up the simulation speed of medium- to large-sized circuits by a factor of three on a quad core.
Architecting the OCP uVC verification component
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1/13/2009   Post a comment
Architecting effective verification components for something as flexible as the Open Core Protocol requires a detailed understanding not only of the corresponding specification, but also the environments and methodology in which the verification component will be used.
EVE reports strong growth in 2008
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1/13/2009   Post a comment
Emulation and Verification Engineering SA (EVE), French developer of hardware and software coverification tools, announced it has achieved a 30-percent year-on-year growth in the calendar year 2008.
Firms to collaborate on e-beam direct write
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1/13/2009   Post a comment
E-beam supplier Vistec Lithography has joined forces with research group CEA/Leti and startup Direct2Silicon in a collaboration focused on refining and validating advanced design-for-e-beam technology for the 45- and 32-nm nodes.
Third-gen Prius unveiled
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1/12/2009   Post a comment
Design highlights efficiency improvements and technology evolution, not revolution.
EDA revenue was down 11% in Q3, EDAC says
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1/12/2009   Post a comment
EDA revenue in the third quarter of 2008 was about $1.26 billion, down 10.9 percent from $1.41 billion in the third quarter of 2007, according to he EDA Consortium's Market Statistics Service.
Cadence Low-Power solution enables Fujitsu Microelectronics tapeout of 65nm WiMAX design
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1/12/2009   Post a comment
Fujitsu Microelectronics Limited has taped out a 65nm mobile WiMAX design using Fujitsu Reference Design Flow 3.0, which includes Common Power Format (CPF) enabled Cadence Low-Power technologies that has helped Fujitsu Microelectronics to reduce leakage power by 88 percent and reduce overall power consumption by 36 percent.
Main Profile HD H.264 Encoder IP core for surveillance market
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1/12/2009   Post a comment
EyeLytics announces immediate availability of FPGA / ASIC Main Profile HD H.264 Encoder IP core for surveillance market.
Video: TI powers Palm Pre
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1/10/2009   1 comment
Palm chose the TI 3430 processor to power its comeback product, the Pre, announced at the Consumer Electronics Show here.
The Virtual Vehicle: Part 1 - In-vehicle networking simulation and analysis
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1/10/2009   1 comment
In-vehicle networking allows room for optimization; however, it also allows opportunity for errors. The design of appropriate topologies for the physical layer has proven a tremendous challenge, requiring model-based methodologies and tools in order to validate topology concepts early in the design process.
Analysis: Cadence board puts faith in one of its own
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1/9/2009   Post a comment
In naming Lip-Bu Tan president and CEO, Cadence's board of directors saddled one of its own with the daunting task of leading the company's resurrection.
Comment: Bad luck for Blu-ray
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1/9/2009   3 comments
Like Barack Obama, Blu-ray drives have won a historic battle, and like the President-elect, the proponents of the technology are finding some of the fruits of that victory are, well, a little less than sweet.
Video: Business robot debuts at CES
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1/9/2009   Post a comment
Trevor Blackwell, founder of startup Anybots, rolled out QA at the Consumer Electronics Show, a robot that acts as a webcam and phone on wheels, letting users visit remote colleagues by navigating the five-foot bot via a Web browser.
Video: Stevie Wonder on vision-free design
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1/9/2009   Post a comment
Music icon Stevie Wonder made a stop at the Consumer Electronics Show here to open designers' eyes to the problems blind and visually impaired people have using some of their latest gadgets.
Low-power FPGA is used as hardware accelerator to track and highlight *Nemo*
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1/8/2009   Post a comment
Hardware-accelerated object recognition for consumer and automotive applications showcased by Impulse Accelerated Computing and Xilinx in Las Vegas CES Show
Blaze DFM lives? Firm said to be involved in merger
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1/8/2009   Post a comment
Weeks after speculation surfaced that once promising startup Blaze DFM may have closed its doors, the company's CEO said it is in the midst of a merger with an unnamed company and would have more details in coming weeks.
Apache Design Solutions introduces RedHawk-NX
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1/8/2009   Post a comment
Apache Design Solutions has announced RedHawk-NX, a dynamic power integrity tool.
ARC sees slightly higher revenues for 2008
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Intellectual property licensor ARC International plc (St Albans, England) said lower than expected licensing revenues in the closing weeks of 2008 have offset continued strong growth in royalty revenues.
Panasonic calls for 3DTV standard this year
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1/8/2009   Post a comment
Panasonic called for the industry to rally around standards this year for stereo 3-D high definition TVs so products can flow in 2010.
Analyst sees minimal EDA growth in '09
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1/7/2009   Post a comment
After declining more than 16 percent in 2008, EDA product and maintenance revenue is expected to grow about 1 percent in 2009, reaching about $4.1 billion, according to Laurie Balch, an analyst at market research firm Gary Smith EDA.
Using yesterday's methodologies to design today's multi-FPGA systems is a recipe for disaster
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1/7/2009   1 comment
The demand to meet multiple, sometimes conflicting, constraints means it's a wonder that FPGA and PCB designers aren't fitted for straightjackets by the time the board finally tapes out.
Comment: Don't ban benchmarks
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1/7/2009   1 comment
Allowing benchmarking is one way for tool vendors to show good faith with their customers. It's good ethics, and it's good business.
EtherNet/IP Solution for Communication Controller
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1/7/2009   Post a comment
Innovasic Semiconductor announced Module Evaluation Kits are shipping for the fido1100 Communication Controller with a complete EtherNet/IP solution.
Apache rolls next-gen dynamic power integrity tool
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Apache Design Solutions announced RedHawk-NX, a next-generation dynamic power integrity tool said to handle designs of five hundred million gates.
Mitsubishi, Nvidia team up in 3DTV
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1/7/2009   Post a comment
Mitsubishi has teamed up with Nvidia to fill its hunger for content for its 3-D-ready digital TVs.
Intel makes Wi-Fi personal at CES
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1/7/2009   Post a comment
Intel Corp. released at the Consumer Electronics Show new software to let its Centrino 2 notebooks create a personal area network of connected Wi-Fi devices in an effort to add value to its Wi-Fi chip set.
Analog Circuits: World Class Design (Chapter 8, Part 1 of 4)
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1/7/2009   Post a comment
Increase your understanding and insight into analog systems, circuits, and components with two chapters from this recent book, presented in serial excerpt form.
India: All paths lead upwards
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1/7/2009   Post a comment
It's portion of a $250 billion semiconductor market is marginal, it has only two fabless startups, its innovation record as measured by the number of patents granted is dismal, it suffers from a dearth of Ph.Ds and high attrition rates, what talent it does have is undisciplined and it let China dominate completely in systems manufacturing. But the outlook is good.
Energizer details zinc air battery plans
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1/6/2009   Post a comment
Energizer is working with OEMs to develop zinc air batteries suitable for consumer gadgets including Bluetooth headsets, computer mice and MP3 players that could triple the run time of the alkaline and rechargeable lithium ion cells used today.
Innovating methodology beyond base classes
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1/6/2009   Post a comment
SystemVerilog also introduced object-oriented programming concepts which were new to hardware engineers. To learn and adopt new techniques, given compressed project schedule, is always a challenge for the engineers. To help with this problem, Synopsys collaborated with ARM to define the VMM Methodology.
Apple's Jobs reveals health problem
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1/5/2009   Post a comment
On the eve of his first missed appearance at a Macworld keynote in several years, Apple chief executive Steve Jobs has described "a hormone imbalance" that has caused him to lose weight over the past year, but both Jobs and the Apple board said he will continue to serve as chief executive while he recovers over the next several months.
Dolphin Integration accelerates VHDL-AMS simulation
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1/5/2009   Post a comment
Dolphin Integration SA has released an update of its Smash mixed-signal, multi-language and multi-level electronic simulator that is claimed to deliver up to a four-fold acceleration of VHDL-AMS simulation for complex models using vectors and matrices.
Our best stories of the year
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1/5/2009   Post a comment
Readers have voted, via their page views--and here are those features that generated the most traffic. The results may surprise you.
EDA Consortium to hold annual forecast event
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1/3/2009   Post a comment
EDAC annual CEO forecast to be held January 14.
NI expecting 11% revenue increase for 2008
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1/2/2009   Post a comment
National Instruments said it expects to report fourth quarter 2008 revenue of $202 million, down 1 percent from the fourth quarter of 2007 and off 1 percent of the company's low-end guidance provided on Dec. 4.
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